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Places to visit

The best things to do in Medellin


This is a picturesque town, two hours outside of Medellin, with a beautiful dam and a rock that can be climbed for a bird’s-eye view of the valley below.

Arvi Park

This park is a natural reserve near the city, which can be accessed by metro, then by taking the metro cable (cable car) to find a farmers market and some uphill hiking trails.

Botanical Garden

Located inside the city, the Botanical Garden has a wide variety of orchids and a delicious restaurant.

Museum of Modern Art

If contemporary art is your thing, you must visit this beautiful museum for its architecture and art exhibits.

Castle Museum

A castle with beautiful gardens in the middle of El Poblado. It has been converted into a museum that shows some of the personal effects of Diego Echavarría, a prominent businessman.

Graffiti Tour

In Comuna 13, once known as the most dangerous neighborhood in Colombia, there is now a concrete canvas to explore, on how innovative urban regeneration projects and the use of street art have given the area a bright new future.

Botero Square

Located in the center of Medellín, the Botero Square exhibits a large collection of sculptures by the Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Next to the Botero Park, you will find the Palace of Culture, an old building worth visiting.


Santa Fe Shopping Center

El Tesoro Shopping Center

Oviedo Shopping Center

Other places we recommend visiting in Colombia



Caño Cristales

San Andres

Tayrona Park

The Amazons

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